Prestigious Wedding & Event Venue- Farnham
Up to £25 K
The Venues Collection, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, are a unique collection of eight mid-range venues. We bring people together, offering them spaces to meet, spaces to sleep and spaces to celebrate. From large scale conferences, small meetings, team building and every business trip in- between to weddings, family get together and weekends away with friends and loved one. Whatever guests need we have space for it.
Farnham Castle, an iconic and exclusive venue with stunning historic buildings, beautiful grounds, an exceptional dining experience and guest accommodation.
An award winning venue for Weddings, Private Hire, Meetings and Events, overlooking the beautiful, historic town of Farnham, on the Surrey/Hampshire border.
We are looking for a strong hands on operations manager with management excellence to see oversea the smooth running of the venue and exceed guest expectations . More about the role:
Driving food service standards
Preparation for next day, setting up wedding rooms, laying out furniture, directing staff
Polishing and storage of chinaware, cutlery and glassware, ensuring highest levels of presentations
Manning and managing the coffee stations post wedding breakfast, and the evening food stations
Liaising with suppliers
Ordering banqueting linen
Reading, interpreting and carrying out the directions on the Event Sheets from the Sales team
Setting up the pass with Chef, ensuring all china and service ware is clean and ready for service
Who you are:
Wine and food knowledge - service
Food handling knowledge
Food hygiene knowledge
Knowledge of and ability to read a function/event sheet and carry out the express wishes of the couple or organisation
Ability to think on your feet
Determined, outward focused, outgoing personality, attention to detail, ability to manage others and oneself
A good fit for an Inspiring Leader, with room for development Who we are:
As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.
We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!
We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.
Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.